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Chalkware Canary

1991.657 (RS25714)

Description

Painted chalkware. Canary, painted gold with wings outlined in red. On green-painted base. Eyes and beak are black.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1885-1899
Inscriptions
In pencil on white adhesive label on base: #4345 $55.00
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
casting (process)
gypsum
painting (coating)
Object type
Art
Places
Pennsylvania (United States)
Descriptive terms
Canary
casting (process)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Figurine, Bird
figurines
gypsum
Gypsum
Painted
painting (coating)
Slip Cast
true finch
Dimensions
4 3/8 x 2 1/2 (HxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.657
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
8454

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